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Indonesia: Landslide: 2001/08/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/08/01
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Landslide
Outline Incessant rain triggered floods and landslides that buried as many as five villages on Nias island, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) off the northwest coast of Sumatra.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Severely injured:4people
Destroying houses:146
2 bridges were damaged.
Main road were blocked by landslides.

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2001/08/08
Situation and Response

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2001/08/02
30 people are dead, 4 people are severely injured, and 826 persons are missing as a result of the floods and landslides on the island of Nias, North Sumatra

CNN News 2001/08/02
Landslide rescuers locate missing villagers

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2001/08/01
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CNN News 2001/08/01
Indonesian landslide toll at least 100

CNN News 2001/08/01
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CNN News 2001/08/01
Scores die in freak Indonesian storms